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Mar, 2022

MINORS Division Player Assessments (tryouts)

Players trying for a MINORS division team will need to attend this player Assessment (tryout). Details to come.

Minors Division:  League Age 9 - 10 

  • A moderately competitive level with some rule modifications.
  • This division continues development and is designed to introduce players to pitching.
  • Players should already be able to hit, throw and catch with proficiency.
  • Defensive positioning becomes more specialized.
  • 100% kid-pitch.
  • Typical Skills: consistent ability to throw and catch, can hit an easy pitch most of the time, hitting balls to the outfield more often. 
  • Stealing is permitted with some exceptions.  Players have an increased awareness of more complex situations.
  • Team selection by skills assessment and team draft in March.  
  • Players registering for a Minors team will need to attend the skills assessment.
  • "Home Plate" Umpire/Coach will call balls/strikes.
  • Teams and families practice good sportsmanship. Providing positive encouragement, and respecting coaches, umpires and opponents.
  • Scores and standings are kept for the first time and there is a tournament.
  • The season starts Mid-April and typically ends in early June with a City Tournament for the top seeded teams at the end of the season.
  • Games are 2 times per week and practices can be up to 5 days a week, depending on the coach.
  • Required Equipment - Mitt, Cleats, Baseball Pants, Athletic Cup. Personal Bats must meet Little League Safety Standards.
  • This division will have an All-Star team representing the division at the end of the season.

Contact

Mount Jumbo Westside Little League
Mount Jumbo Westside Little League, 2120 S Reserve St PMB 341
Missoula, Montana 59801

Email: [email protected]

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